Kasim Reed

Kasim Reed

AUDIO: Mac And Jason With Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed

The new Atlanta Falcons stadium has been a big story in Atlanta.  Mac and Jason invited the Mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed, in the studio to talk about that issue as well as the Atlanta […]

92.9 The Game–07/01/2013

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Friendship Baptist Church Rejects City’s $15.5 Million Offer

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Plans for the location of the new Falcons Stadium may have to be revamped if a deal isn’t made soon. Friendship Baptist Church has rejected the city’s $15.5 million dollar offer, and is repeatedly […]

WAOK-AM–06/27/2013

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Mayor Kasim Reed Reacts To Paula Deen Controversy

SAVANNAH, Ga. AP/WAOK)- Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday as part of a panel to discuss the Edward Snowden national security case. When asked about the Paula Deen issue […]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2013

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Ga. Hopes To Avoid New Delays For Harbor Expansion

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia officials say they’re taking a closer look at having state taxpayers pay a larger upfront share to begin deepening the waterway to the bustling Port of Savannah. The nation’s fourth […]

04/15/2013

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Final Four Sets Up ATL For More Events, Mayor Says

ATLANTA (AP) — Mayor Kasim Reed praised the city of Atlanta for hosting men’s basketball championships for all three divisions of the NCAA. The mayor said Tuesday that a preliminary review shows about 100,000 visitors […]

04/10/2013

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Atlanta Council Approves Stadium Financing Plan

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta City Council has voted to approve a financing plan to build a new stadium in downtown Atlanta. City Council Monday voted 11-4 to approve using city hotel-motel tax revenue to […]

03/19/2013

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Deal Reached For New Falcons Stadium

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials say financing terms have been reached for the Atlanta Falcons’ $1 billion stadium proposal, keeping the team’s home games in the city’s downtown. The City Council must now vote on the […]

92.9 The Game–03/07/2013

The homeless shelter that Occupy Atlanta protesters have been camping out in has been confirmed for housing two cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tuberculosis Breaks Out At Occupy Atlanta’s Base

The Fulton County Health Department confirmed Wednesday that residents at the homeless shelter where Occupy Atlanta has been occupying have contracted drug-resistant tuberculosis.

11/10/2011

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Tea Party: Mayor ‘Rewarding Occupy Atlanta for Breaking the Law’

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) — Atlanta’s mayor is now dealing with the wrath of the Tea Party. Atlanta Tea Party co-founder Julianne Thompson is calling out Mayor Kasim Reed, saying he was implicitly encouraging “Occupy Atlanta” through his […]

10/27/2011

Atlanta police send out SWAT officers in riot gear and dozens of officers to arrest 53 "Occupy Atlanta" protesters. (credit: CBS Atlanta, WGCL)

Dozens of ‘Occupy Atlanta’ Protesters Arrested During Raid

Fifty-three Occupy Atlanta protestors were taken into custody early Wednesday morning in Woodruff Park, nearly a day after revoking an executive clause that had allowed the protestors to camp overnight, citing safety and financial concerns.

10/26/2011

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